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Reading Writing Speaking And Listening

Author : Kristen J. Amundson
ISBN : 9781461653776
Genre : Education
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Parents play a critical role in helping their children develop the communication skills so important for success in school ... and in life. This booklet discusses some of the ways parents can work with their children to develop these important skills. Set of 10 - ISBN 0-8108-4229-7 $21.95

Helping Your Child Succeed In Elementary School

Author : Kristen J. Amundson
ISBN : 0876522428
Genre : Education
File Size : 81. 64 MB
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Includes specific ways parents can work with schools so children learn more; suggested activities parents can do at home to help children improve their school performance; ideas about how parents should--and shouldn't--help with homework; and answers to some of the common questions parents have about school success. Set of 10 - ISBN 0-8108-4225-4 $16.50

Helping Your Child Succeed In Middle And High School

Author : Kristen J. Amundson
ISBN : 0876522436
Genre : Education
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This text provides specific ways parents can work with schools so children learn more and suggests activities parents can do at home to help children improve their school performance. It also contains ideas about setting limits on at-risk behaviors that can interfere with school success and advises on how you can help your son or daughter prepare for life after high school. Set of 10 - ISBN 0-8108-4226-2 - $16.50

106 Ways Parents Can Help Students Achieve

Author : Kristen J. Amundson
ISBN : 0876522398
Genre : Education
File Size : 61. 46 MB
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Based on conclusions from more than 30 years of research linking parental involvement and higher student achievement, this booklet offers 106 ways parents and others can become more involved in children's education. The ideas are grouped according to the following categories: (1) learning begins at home; (2) making sure your child starts school ready to learn; (3) making family time learning time; (4) using the newspaper for better learning; (5) using computers to promote learning; (6) increasing your child's self-esteem and motivation; (7) supporting your child's schoolwork; (8) working with the school; (9) promoting your family's values; (10) helping your child avoid negative peer pressure; (11) promoting good health = promoting good learning; (12) preparing your child for the world of work; (13) getting the help you need; and (14) establishing home/school/community support for learning. The booklet concludes by noting that with a little caring and creativity, parents can help children get ready for, enjoy, and stay in school, and prepare for a bright future after graduation. (Contains 21 references.) (KB)

Helping Your Child With Homework

Author : Kristen J. Amundson
ISBN : 0876522444
Genre : Education
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Noting that students' homework provides an opportunity for families and schools to work together to help students be successful in school, this booklet, designed for parents, offers suggestions for ways parents can use homework to become more involved with their child's education. The booklet discusses reasons for assigning homework, including helping students learn better and faster, informing children of their school's high expectations, and helping students develop self-discipline and responsibility. The bulk of the booklet discusses ways parents can support their child's homework: (1) make homework a priority; (2) show interest; (3) know the teacher's homework policy; (4) help your child set aside studying time; (5) work with your child to pick a study spot; (6) eliminate distractions; (7) help your child keep track of each day's assignments; (8) check your child's finished homework; (9) help your child develop a study plan; (10) teach your child to ask questions while studying; (11) make sure your child understands assignments; (12) help your child with time management; (13) learn how your child learns; (14) help your child visualize success; (15) emphasize the importance of hard work; (16) help your child study for tests; (17) give honest praise; (18) help your child work through confusion; and (19) remember whose homework it is. Finally, the booklet discusses what parents can do if their child is having problems, when they no longer understand their child's homework, and when homework involves a computer and the parents do not own one. (Contains 23 references.) (KB)

Getting Your Child Ready For School

Author : Kristen J. Amundson
ISBN : 087652241X
Genre : Education
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Although many studies show that children who have rich early childhood experiences are better prepared for academic learning in school, many kindergarten teachers report that a large, and growing, number of children are not ready to learn when they arrive for their first day of school. This booklet, directed to parents, provides information on the critical role of parents in preparing their child for later school success. The booklet examines the current knowledge about school readiness; discusses the reasons some children are not ready; and outlines what schools, parents, and communities can do to help children enter school ready to learn. Also included are dozens of enjoyable activities parents and children can try at home that help prepare children for school success. (Contains 11 references.) (KB)

Wise Up And Be The Solution

Author : James L. Casale
ISBN : 9781634508803
Genre : Education
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As parents, we simply want what’s best for our children, but sometimes the modern education system does not always cater to the individual needs of every child. Each child is unique and requires different amounts of attention and support. As your child’s first teacher, you are the most influential factor on his or her growth—academically, emotionally, and psychologically. In Wise Up and Be the Solution, James Casale shows you how to be more proactive and have more control over your son or daughter’s education. With 50 years of teaching experience, Casale gives you the tools to change your family dynamic for the better. This book is straightforward, jargon-free, and easy to follow. Parents will learn how to gain their children’s attention and how to limit the things that can distract them. Casale also discusses parent-teacher conferences from an educator’s perspective, allowing parents to better understand teachers and be more prepared during these meetings. This book is a must have guide for parents who are eager to see their children succeed in school and life. It provides all the necessary tools to creating a culture of learning right in your home.

The Everything Parent S Guide To Common Core Ela Grades 6 8

Author : Jill Mountain
ISBN : 9781440590597
Genre : Education
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Take the mystery out of Common Core ELA! If you are a parent struggling to understand the new Common Core English Language Arts standards for your child, you're not alone. Even though the Common Core ELA has been adopted by 45 states across the nation, if you're accustomed to traditional English courses, you may be having a hard time understanding what your kids are bringing home from school--and why. The Everything Parent's Guide to Common Core ELA, Grades 6-8 can help. With easy-to-understand examples, comprehension tips, and practice exercises, this comprehensive guide will explain: What your child will be learning in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade The types of books and passages your child will be reading The new requirements and the rationale for reading nonfiction texts The focus on finding evidence and formulating arguments The reasoning behind the Common Core English Language Arts standards This valuable reference book will give you the confidence to help your kids meet the ELA expectations for their grade level, excel at school, and prepare for high school and beyond.

Ready For Preschool

Author : Nancy B. Hertzog
ISBN : 9781593633110
Genre : Education
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Today's parents are concerned about their child's education and school success more than ever before, and Ready for Preschool gives these parents the support and strategies they need to ensure their child gets the right head start on academic achievement. With high demands being placed on kindergarten children to learn skills such as reading, writing, problem solving, and test taking, the academic expectations of preschool children naturally are increasing as well. This must-read for parents of young children will help them implement activities to stimulate learning in preparation for entering preschool. Other topics of interest include the difficult decision of selecting the best school match for your child, preparing for the transition between day care and school and preschool and kindergarten, and working with the school system. The author, a nationally recognized early childhood researcher and preschool director, also provides tips for preparing children emotionally and socially for school pressures and demands.

Parents And The Schools

Author : Bill Pelaia
ISBN : 9781467062909
Genre : Family & Relationships
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